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Wild fight breaks out during Shakur Stevenson press conference

One of the biggest nights of Shakur Stevenson’s life took a concerning turn during his post-fight press conference. After the undefeated Newark native defeated Oscar Valdez to unify the WBO, WBC and The Ring super featherweight titles, he got engaged to his girlfriend, rapper...

Shakur Stevenson hands Oscar Valdez first loss to win second title belt

LAS VEGAS — WBO champion Shakur Stevenson handed Oscar Valdez the first loss of his career Saturday night in a junior lightweight championship bout. Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs), who won by unanimous decision (117-110, 118-109, 118-109), took Valdez’s WBC belt with the victory. What started...

Shakur Stevenson on brink of becoming ‘elite level star’ amid world title megafight

Something has to give.  Shakur Stevenson meets Oscar Valdez Saturday night for junior lightweight supremacy (10 p.m., ESPN). Both fighters carry a world title into the fight. Both enter MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with undefeated records. Both are largely considered the...
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